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Avalanche's Kobasew fined $2,500 for charging

Sunday, 03.25.2012 / 3:19 PM / News

NHL.com

NEW YORK -- Colorado Avalanche forward Chuck Kobasew has been fined $2,500, the maximum allowed under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for charging Vancouver defenseman Aaron Rome during NHL Game #1125 in Denver on Saturday, March 24, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 6:34 of the first period. A minor penalty for charging was assessed to Kobasew.

The fine money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.

— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round